“EM Test is an excellent addition to our test and measurement equipment business. It serves as a valuable platform for growth in the highly attractive market for electrical immunity testing and emissions measurement,” notes Frank S. Hermance, AMETEK Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
EM Test manufactures a full line of conducted electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) test equipment, including electrical fast transient generators, electrostatic discharge simulators, surge generators, waveform simulators and multifunctional generators. Its products are used in test applications by a wide range of industries to ensure that electronic and electrical products are not susceptible to external electromagnetic disturbances and do not generate electromagnetic disturbances that might affect other products or instruments.
EM Test joins AMETEK as part of the Programmable Power division of its Electronic Instruments Group (EIG) --a recognized leader in advanced monitoring, testing, calibrating, and display instruments. AMETEK EIG sells its instruments to the process and analytical, aerospace, power, and industrial markets worldwide and had 2010 sales of $1.3 billion.